SSI Staff · December 31, 2009
Security companies installing fire and intrusion alarms in pre-1978 residential structures will need a special lead-based paint certification under a new federal regulation that will take affect in April.
December 06, 2009
Throughout the years electronic security, and especially central station monitoring and remote services, has evolved to become much more than just about detection and protection.
By Peter Giacalone · November 30, 2009
The number of injuries and deaths due to carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning routinely increases every year as cold weather moves across the nation. The CO threat is an ever-present danger to humankind and animals. This is especially true during the winter months when it becomes necessary to use combustible heating, such as fireplaces and gas- and oil-fired furnaces.
By Al Colombo · November 30, 2009
While few may think of residential business encompassing access control and video surveillance solutions, there is money to be made out there for those who do. Cashing in requires knowing what to recommend and how to sell homeowners on it.
October 31, 2009
More than likely you and/or your customers have been hit with higher energy rates. These measures and other "green" initiatives are popping up everywhere these days.
September 30, 2009
While some home and business owners may view security monitoring as a discretionary expense during hard economic times, life safety remains a key selling point that is helping dealers and integrators fight attrition rates.
April 30, 2009
Because people's homes can be part of their lives for many years, renovation is often undertaken to transform the living space to make it more aesthetically pleasing, functional or to serve new requirements. Whether it involves remodeling kitchens, bathrooms or other living spaces, renovation can be mind-bending.
April 30, 2009
Like a lone building that miraculously remains standing after a ferocious twister levels everything else around it, by and large electronic security contractors had been unscathed by the nation’s ...
By Scott Goldfine · February 28, 2009
Following years of stellar performance by the security sector, investors in the industry’s publicly traded stocks saw a sizable portion of their prior gains melt away during 2008. With its average ...
January 31, 2009